My namesake has passed.

The man for whom I was named after died late last week. I didn’t know him nearly as well as I should have. I am sorry for that.

Rubbelke, Benjamin P. – Of New Brighton Age 75 Passed away on March 6, 2003. He was preceded in death by 15 brothers and sisters. He is survived by his wife, Betty; son Frank and his wife Mary; good friends, Merle and Marge; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM Monday March 10, 2003.
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